Isabel Gleeson: A week in my wardrobe
Isabel Gleeson: A week in my wardrobe

Isabel Gleeson

A modest extension has created a feeling of light and spaciousness in this Balbriggan semi-d
A modest extension has created a feeling of light and spaciousness in this Balbriggan semi-d

Megan Burns

Inside the scam of the fake ‘Irish heiress’ still swindling people out of thousands of dollars
Inside the scam of the fake ‘Irish heiress’ still swindling people out of thousands of...

Sarah Finnan

Oversized collars to refresh your spring wardrobe
Oversized collars to refresh your spring wardrobe

Sarah Finnan

The best mismatched rainbow nails on Instagram for your next appointment
The best mismatched rainbow nails on Instagram for your next appointment

Holly O'Neill

Community Shoot: Meet the Business Club members
Community Shoot: Meet the Business Club members

Leonie Corcoran

This spacious five-bedroom Cork City home is on the market for €1.1million
This spacious five-bedroom Cork City home is on the market for €1.1million

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What to bake this weekend: Coffee and walnut pavlova with coffee-poached pears
What to bake this weekend: Coffee and walnut pavlova with coffee-poached pears

Graham Herterich

This Victorian redbrick in Ranelagh has been refreshed with pops of colour and bespoke storage
This Victorian redbrick in Ranelagh has been refreshed with pops of colour and bespoke storage

Megan Burns

11 cute and quirky wedding venues near Dublin
11 cute and quirky wedding venues near Dublin

Shayna Sappington

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Rosemary MacCabe: Here’s what I know about pregnancy, 9 months in: Absolutely nothing


by Rosemary MacCabe
11th Oct 2021

With an arrival day in sight, Rosemary MacCabe had expected all her reading and accumulated knowledge would have prepared her for the last 40 weeks. But, unlike the Leaving Cert, no amount of study could explain quite how hard it turned out to be

There are certain things in life that you can – to a certain extent, at least – prepare for. The Irish secondary school system drums this into you with a certain efficacy which, in hindsight, feels almost oppressive. Based on last year’s exam papers, we can predict that this Shakespeare play will come up; prepare to write an essay on the thematic structure of this novel, as last year’s essay was more focused on prose...

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